Conclaves of Directors of RSETIs sponsored by Banks

 

(1)         Central Bank of India

 

A two – day Conclave of Directors of RSETIs sponsored by Central Bank of India was organized on 27th and 28th April 2016 at CBOTC, Kolkata.

 

Dr R C Lodha, Executive Director, CBI inaugurated the Conclave by lighting the lamp and garlanding the portrait of the Bank’s founder Sir Sorabjee Pochkhanawala in the presence of Sri K N Janardhana, NDR, Sri O N Bansal, PD, NIRDPR, Sri A P Dwivedi, CEO, Society for RSETI, Sri Vasudev Kalkundri, Director, NACER, Sri S K Pal, Manager, NSFDC, Shri P P Nachankar, AGM (PS) and Principal, CBOTC, Kolkata.

 

Dr. R.C. Lodha, Executive Director, in his key note address, advised the RSETI Directors to work on TRIP i.e. Training, Review, Introspection and Planning and termed RSETI Director as “Mission Director” who should act as Programmer, Designer, Coordinator, Demonstrator, Driver and achiever.

Mr S K Pal, Manager, NSFDC, made a presentation on various schemes of NSFDC and appealed to the Directors to help the Scheduled Caste trainees in securing Bank loan and subsidy from NSFDC.

Sri Janardhana and Sri Vasudev Kalkundri reviewed the performance of individual RSETIs.

Forty two RSETI Directors participated in the Conclave.

(2)         Union Bank of India

A two – day Conclave of Directors of RSETIs sponsored by Union Bank of India was organized on 3rd and 4th June 2016 at Staff Training College, Lucknow.

 

The conclave was inaugurated by
Sri T C Nautiyal, Dy. Secretary, MoRD
in the presence of Sri L D Rewatkar, FGM (Lucknow Zone), Sri V K Jain, DGM (RABD, CO), Sri K N Janardhana, NDR, Sri O N Bansal, PD, NIRDPR, Sri Vasudev Kalkundri, Director, NACER and officials from the Bank.

 

Sri Nautiyal emphasized that skill development programmes should facilitate in greater self-employment with close hand holding support for a reasonable period after completion of the training.

Sri Janardhana, Sri Vasudev Kalkundri and Sri Jain reviewed the performance of individual RSETIs.

 

Fourteen RSETI Directors besides Regional Heads and LDMs participated in the Conclave.

(3)         Punjab National Bank

A two-day Conclave of Directors of RSETIs sponsored by Punjab National Bank was organized on 21st and 22nd July 2016 at the Bank’s Regional Staff College, Vibhuti Khand, Lucknow.

 

The conclave was inaugurated by
Dr Ram S Sangapure, Executive Director and Chairperson, PNB Centenary Rural Development Trust through video conferencing. In his inaugural address, he emphasized the need for increasing the settlement rate of trained candidates by extending credit support thereby increase the percentage of credit linkage from the existing level of 33% to 55% before the end of the financial year 2016-17.

The Conclave was also attended by Dr. Rakesh Gupta, GM and Executive Trustee, PNB Centenary Rural Development Trust, Sri T C Nautiyal, Dy. Secretary, MoRD,
Sri K N Janardhana, NDR, Sri A. K. Panda, CGM, NABARD, RO, Lucknow,
Sri D. V. Deshpande, Principal, Bankers Institute of Rural Development, Lucknow,
Dr. S.F.H Rizvi, Joint Mission Director, UP, SRLM, Sri H S Sahal, President, PNBCRDT, Sri R K Arora, DGM and Managing Trustee, PNBCRDT, Sri Vasudev Kalkundri, Director, NACER and Sri O.N. Bansal, PD, NIRDPR. Ms. Usha Ananthasubramanian, MD & CEO addressed the participants in the valedictory session. She urged the participants to increase the settlement rate from the existing level of 59% to 75% during the current financial year 2016-17.

Sri Janardhana and Sri Vasudev Kalkundri reviewed the performance of individual RSETIs.

Fifty-five RSETI Directors participated in the Conclave.


(4)         Bank of Baroda

A two-day Conclave of Directors of RSETIs sponsored by Bank of Baroda was held on 26th and 27th September 2016 at Bank of Baroda Apex Academy, Ahmedabad.

 

The Conclave was inaugurated by Sri G B Bhuyan, GM, BOB, in the presence of Sri Kamlesh R Patel, GM and Principal, Apex Academy, Ahmedabad, Sri M V Murali Krishna, DGM, Sri K N Janardhana, NDR, Sri Vasudev Kalkundri, Director, NACER and Sri O N Bansal, PD, NIRDPR.

 

Sri Bhuyan, in his inaugural address, exhorted the Directors to select right candidates, maintain the quality of training, achieve higher Bank credit linkage rate and prepare the training calendar keeping in view the sustainability of the business activity.

 

Sri Janardhana and Sri Vasudev Kalkundri reviewed the performance of individual RSETIs.

Forty-Eight RSETI Directors participated in the Conclave.

(5)         Annual Staff Conference of RUDSETI Directors

A three-day Annual Staff Conference of Rural Development and Self Employment Training Institute (RUDSET) for the year 2016 was held at “Sri Sannidhi”, Dharmasthala from 18th to 20th August 2016.

 

The Conference was inaugurated by
Dr D Veerendra Heggade, President, RUDSET Institutes, in the presence of Sri Dina Bandhu Mohapatra, Executive Director of Canara Bank, Sri T C Nautiyal, IFS, DS, MoRD, Sri Sathish Kamath, FGM, SyndicateBank, HO, Manipal, Prof S Prabhakar, Vice President, SDME Trust, Ujire, Sri K N Janardhana, NDR, Sri S M Desai, DGM, CO, SyndicateBank,  Sri N S Somayaji, DGM,HO, SyndicateBank, Sri Palanivelu, DGM, HO, Canara Bank,  Sri R R Singh, DG, NAR,  Sri Vasudev Kalkundri, Director and Sri Aruna V J, ED, RUDSETI.

 

Dr Heggade, in his inaugural address, highlighted the important role played by RUDSETIs in the development of economy by identifying the hidden talent and motivating them to become successful entrepreneurs through training and creating opportunities to grow.

 

Sri Nautiyal, in his keynote address observed that the RUDSETIs are the leaders for the RSETI movement and RSETIs are drawing inspiration from the RUDSETIs in taking new initiatives. He also shared the expectations of MoRD from the RUDSETI.

 

Dr L H Manjunath, ED, SKDRDP participated in the Conclave and enlightened the participants about the various activities of SKDRDP.

 

Sri A C Sahu, GM, SIDBI, RO, Bengaluru also took part in the Conclave and interacted with the participants and explained the contribution of SIDBI towards MSME sector.

 

Concurrent sessions were held separately for both SyndicateBank and Canara Bank Directors, wherein Sri S M Desai interacted with the Directors deputed from SyndicateBank and Sri T P Jagadeesha Murthy, AGM, Canara Bank, RD Section, HO, interacted with the Directors deputed from Canara Bank.

 

Twenty-Seven RUDSETI Directors and Forty-two Faculty Members participated in the Conference.

(6)         Syndicate Bank

A two-day Conclave of Directors of RSETIs sponsored by Syndicate Bank was organized on 3rd and 4th October 2016 at Hotel Citadel, Bengaluru.

 

Shri S.M.Desai, DGM welcomed the gathering.  The conclave was inaugurated by Shri S.S. Mallikarjuna Rao, Executive Director by lighting the lamp.  Shri M Mohan Reddy, General Manager, CO:PSCD in his opening address, he emphasized that RSETI Directors should become role models and get inspirations. The Conclave was attended by Shri Arun Srivastava, MD & CEO, T.C.Nautiyal, Deputy Secretary, MoRD, Shri K N Janardhana, National Director for RSETIs, Shri B.R.Hiremath, AGM, Corporate Office, Shri O.N.Bansal, Project Director, NIRD, Shri P Vishwanath Reddy, Chief Manager, Corporate Office and other dignitaries.


(7)         Common Conclave of Directors of RSETIs of North Based Banks

A Common Conclave of the Directors of RSETIs sponsored by North Based Banks having less than 10 RSETIs was organized by NACER on 4th and 5th November 2016 at NERC, NIRDPR, Guwahati.

The Conclave was inaugurated by Dr R M Pant, DG, NERC, NIRDPR in the presence of Sri K N Janardhana, NDR, NACER,      Sri R R Singh, DG, NAR and Sri V K Kalkundri, Director, NACER. Sri O N Bansal, PD(RSETIs), NIRDPR coordinated the arrangements for the Conclave.

The Directors of RSETIs sponsored by Assam Gramin Vikash Bank, Punjab and Sind Bank, ICICI Bank, Uttarakhand Gramin Bank, Meghalaya Rural Bank, Oriental Bank of Commerce, Arunachal Pradesh Rural Bank, Tripura Gramin Bank and Meghalaya Co-operative Apex Bank along with one Nodal Officer each from these Banks participated in the Conclave.

Sri K N Janardhana and Sri V K Kalkundri from NACER, reviewed the performance of individual RSETIs.

In all, 20 RSETI Directors and Nodal Officers participated in the conclave. 

(8)         Common Conclave of Directors of RSETIs of South Based Banks

A Common Conclave of the Directors of RSETIs sponsored by South Based Banks having less than 10 RSETIs was organized by NACER on 25th and 26th October 2016 at Dharmasthala.

The Conclave was inaugurated by Dr. D Veerendra Heggade, Hon. Co-Chairman, NLACR in the presence of Sri K N Janardhana, NDR, NACER, Sri O N Bansal, PD, NIRDPR, Sri R R Singh, DG, NAR and Sri V K Kalkundri, Director, NACER. The Conclave was also graced by Dr. W.R.Reddy, IAS, Director General, NIRDPR, Hyderabad and Sri C K Gopal, General Manager, Corporation Bank, HO, Mangaluru.

The Directors of RSETIs sponsored by Bank of Maharashtra, Vijaya Bank, Corporation Bank, Kotak Mahindra Bank, IDBI Bank and DCC Bank, Bidar along with one Nodal Officer each from these Banks participated in the Conclave.

Sri K N Janardhana and Sri V K Kalkundri from NACER, reviewed the performance of individual RSETIs.

In all, 15 RSETI Directors and Nodal Officers participated in the conclave. 

(9)         Dena Bank

The Conclave of Directors of RSETIs sponsored by Dena Bank was organized for two days from 7th to 8th November 2016 at SPBT College, Mumbai.

Sri Ramesh S Singh, Executive Director, Dena Bank inaugurated the Conclave by lighting the lamp in the presence of Smt Jaya Chakraborty De, General Manager, PS & RRB, Sri P K Sahu, DGM, PS & RRB, Sri K N Janardhana, NDR, Sri R R Singh, DG, NAR and Sri Vasudev Kalkundri, Director, NACER.

 

During the conclave, the required guidance and suggestions were given by Sri K N Janardhana, NDR, NAR and NACER. A review of the progress in construction of RSETI building and issues regarding allotment of land was also done.

 

Sri Ramesh S Singh, ED, in his inaugural address exhorted the RSETI Directors to take active interest towards improving the settlement rate of the trained candidates and also to credit link the trained candidates. He further advised all the Directors to give their wholehearted support in terms of  quality inputs and guidance to the trainees so that the RSETIs will be able to make an impact in the process of development of the trained candidates to become successful entrepreneur.

 

Meeting concluded with a vote of thanks by Sri P K Sahu, DGM, PS & RRB.

 

(10)      Canara Bank:

A three-day Conclave of Directors of RSETIs sponsored by Canara Bank was organized from 14th November 2016 to 16th November 2016 at Vivekananda Institute for Leadership Development (V-LEAD), Mysuru.

Shri Ravindra Bhandary, General Manager, inaugurated the Conclave by lighting the lamp.  In his address, he informed that the role of RSETI Directors is vital as the unemployed youth who avail training at the Institute will remember him forever. Dr. Balasubramanyam, founder and the Managing Director of Vivekananda Youth Movement Mysuru took the session on Leadership Development. Smt. P.V.Bharathi, Executive Director, Canara Bank ave valedictory address.

The Conclave was attended by Shri K Palanivelu, DGM, Canara Bank, Shri K N Janardhana, National Director for RSETIs, Shri T P Jagadeesh Murthy, Managing Trustee of CBCRD Trust and AGM of Canara Bank, Shri R.R.Singh, Director General, NAR, Bengaluru and other senior dignitaries.

(11)      State Bank of Hyderabad:

A two-day Conclave of Directors of RSETIs sponsored by State Bank of Hyderabad was organized on 9th and 10th December 2016 at Head Office Sabha Griha Auditorium, Hyderabad.

The conclave was inaugurated by Shri Santanu Mukherjee, Managing Director by lighting the lamp.  In his inaugural address, he emphasized that RSETIs are like NGOs and Directors are having the authority, right and freedom to serve the community around them. He also said that 50% of CSR funds are being spent for RSETIs and assured to spend even more for enhancing the performance of RSETIs.  He also advised all the Directors to be No.1 in their performance.

The Conclave was attended by Shri V Thyagarajan, General Manager, Shri Somasekhara Sastry, DGM, Dr.W.R.Reddy, Director General, NIRD, Shri K N Janardhana, National Director for RSETIs, Shri Vasudeva Kalkundri, Senior Director, NACER.